Srinagar, popularly known as “Heaven on Earth,” is located on the banks of the Jhelum River in the union state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Shikaras are used by tourists to take a tour to sights such as the Floating Vegetable Market and the Mir Bahris, a vibrant community of people who live on the lake.
The Dal Lake, Srinagar’s jewel, is almost a visual definition of the town and is compulsory with a visit to Srinagar. It is Jammu & Kashmir’s second-largest lake
The largest of Srinagar’s three Mughal gardens, Shalimar Bagh is a beautifully put out Mughal garden (the other two being Nishat Bagh and Chashme Shahi).
Taking a boat ride across the picturesque Dal Lake, with the majestic slow-moving Himalayas in the background, is a memorable experience.
Near Srinagar’s iconic Dal Lake is located the Nishat Bagh, a 12-tiered park. Nishat Bagh is Kashmir’s second-largest Mughal garden, after Shalimar Bagh.
One of Srinagar’s three Mughal gardens is Chashme Shahi, which is located in the Zabarwan hill overlooking the Dal Lake.
The Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Srinagar is Asia’s largest tulip garden, located in the foothills of the Zabarwan mountain range.
One of Kashmir’s oldest sanctuaries is the Shankaracharya Temple in Srinagar, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located on top of the Shankaracharya Hill.